CAUCUS Education Center
This online Education Center provides CAUCUS members with a host of resources for continued growth and professional development. Materials are organized into 8 separate categories, with the latest or most popular content in each available to you immediately by clicking on the category title. Content consists of Roundtables, Webinars, Lectures and “Caucus Game Changers” (short 2-to-4 minute audio-video clips with best practice tips on improving IT procurement).
Members are encouraged to suggest or contribute additional resources by contacting us.
38 total Webinar items, 120 total Game Changers - Note to CAUCUS Members with CTPE and CTPS certifications: all webinars in the Education Center less than 18 months old will count towards the Continuing Education hours needed for renewal of certification. Click here to view an index.
Virtual Chapter Meetings 1 item (click link to the left for the latest meeting)
Virtual Chapter Meetings are LIVE interactive online meetings that deliver awesome content for the attendee. Multiple speakers, interactive discussion with attendees, as well as side chat conversations. LIVE attendees always have take home materials. LIVE meetings are usually loaded here 2-3 weeks after meeting. You can see the schedule on the Events Page and also find past meetings in our CAUCUS Store.
Tecnical Procurement for the Non-Technical - March 21
Regional Workshops are insightful programs with your local peers presented by fellow CAUCUS members and IT and/or ICN professionals, conducted around the country to provide technology procurement professionals with professional-level training and in-person networking opportunities. Share solutions to real situations and deal with important issues of regional concern. Contact us to have one near you or check under our events tab in the menu bar.
Tampa, March 26-27 - IT Contracting Boot Camp
Game Changers 120 items
Short 2-to-4 minute audio-video clips with best practice tips on improving IT procurement.
Certification 7 items (6 are CE approved)
Online courseware preparation to help you attain your CTPE/S Certification.
Cloud 7 items (4 are CE approved until 6/30/18)
Information about the use of cloud based services including software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and other forms of service delivered from the cloud (XaaS).
Contracting 8 items (1 is CE approved until 6/30/18)
General contract management best practices, tips, and tricks including the key contract clauses used to help manage various risks including those that can be managed by insurance.
Hardware 1 item
Information on how to acquire and manage (IT Asset Management) physical hardware including computers, networks and storage equipment.
Management 5 items (1 is CE approved until 6/30/18)
Information on how to organize and use human and financial capital to execute the various business practices needed for IT procurement.
Miscellaneous 4 items (1 Is CE approved until 6/30/18)
Mobility 2 items (1 is CE approved until 6/30/18)
Information on how to acquire and manage computing and communications services for mobile platforms such as tablets, cell phones etc. that are licensed and supported within your own infrastructure.
Professional Development 1 item
Information on skills, resources and industry certifications for developing yourself as an IT Procurement Professional
Services 1 items
Information about the types of professional services (such as software development, staff augmentation, IT consulting, etc.) that are needed to implement information technology solutions and how to best manage their acquisition.
Software 8 items (4 are CE approved until 6/30/18)
Information on how to acquire and manage (IT Asset Management) software that is hosted.